26/08/2002

Open Learning Centre badged for MOUS success

Advanced Learning Systems has announced that the company has received the Microsoft seal of approval by becoming a recognised testing centre for Microsoft Office courseware and examinations.

Joanne Bayliss, Manager of Advanced Learning Systems, said she was delighted on becoming a MOUS approved testing centre.

“The company has always had a high calibre of students who are capable of achieving advanced qualifications. MOUS will allow these students to fulfil their learning goals and achieve formal recognition,” she said.

The Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) programme is the only comprehensive, performance-based certification programme approved by Microsoft to validate desktop computer skills using the Microsoft Office programs. This covers Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access and Outlook.

Successful candidates receive a MOUS certificate that sets them apart from their peers in the competitive job market. The certificate is a valuable credential, recognised worldwide as proof that an individual has the desktop computing skills needed to work more productively and efficiently.

By encouraging individuals to develop advanced skills with Microsoft business desktop software, the MOUS programme is helping to fill the demand for qualified, knowledgeable people in the workplace. MOUS also helps satisfy an organisation’s need for a qualitative assessment of employee skills.

Over the last decade Advanced Learning Systems have offered a wide range of flexible training courses which are available on a part-time basis.

Courses are delivered through the company’s network of Open Learning Centres or at another suitable location of the customers’ choice.

(SP)

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